Tag Archives: community living

On the path of reinvention

A TIP FROM LOL: Don’t be an ostrich with your head in the sand. Transitions are always a challenge. * Thanks to a conversation with my side-kick Donna I’m spending time updating my list of values, wants, wishes, and must … Continue reading

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garden as teacher

“If you get down on your knees… you are likely to become exquisitely aware of what you are doing.”  ~Barbara Brown Taylor Here in Traverse City I enjoy working every day hauling water and getting down on my knees in what … Continue reading

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What’s Mine is Yours

We become human only in the company of other human beings. And this involves both opening our hearts and giving voice to our deepest convictions. …When we shrink from the world, our souls shrink, too.~Paul Rogat Loeb I’ve been house/dog … Continue reading

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Gazing into the future

I’m sitting at my friend Priscilla’s kitchen counter watching the birds at her feeders while updating my dissertation, A Map to Living Openheartedly. I’m preparing for a Facilitator Training: Turning Your Life Into a Living* led by Jan Phillips that begins … Continue reading

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